UNESCO and the UN system

UNESCO is a Specialized Agency of the UN system and an engaged partner in all structures of UN coordination that are relevant to the Organization’s mandate. This includes participation in the work of ECOSOC, the CEB, the Human Rights machinery, humanitarian coordination mechanisms and preparatory processes for major UN conferences and summits.

UNESCO is the only UN organization with headquarters in Paris, France and channels regular liaison with the UN headquarters’ in Geneva and New York through liaison offices.


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